What we do
As one of the UK’s leading experts in blasting technologies, our portfolio of products and services continues to build as our expertise is sought for new markets and applications.
Today, we offer a broad spectrum of inter-related solutions across five key areas – all governed by the same emphasis on safety, quality and professional service.
From product development and blast design, through performance monitoring and environmental assessment, to nationally accredited training and full consultancy, we have an unrivalled reputation and a comprehensive range of services in explosives, drilling and blasting for a range of industrial applications.
Our blasting services are supported by our explosives division, a UK leader in the production of bulk and packaged explosives thanks to innovative solutions like our Multiblend brand, mixed on-site for safe, effective blasting, as well as a comprehensive range of commercial explosives, blasting accessories and technical services.
EPC Metrics engineers provide advanced technical support and services to solve the challenging, complex and critical needs of our customers’ businesses such as; drone mapping, modelling services and fixed remote monitoring for environmental compliance.
EPC-UK is the UK’s leading provider of commercial explosives and blasting services to the civil construction industry. From conception to blast, we can deliver your civil engineering blasting project on time and within budget, without compromising on safety, quality or compliance.
Given the nature of our products, a strong logistics network is vital. Our transport division has extensive experience of co-ordinating the safe, discreet storage and delivery of class 1, section 5 and protectively marked goods. Our world-class resources include EXII and EXIII vehicles, a secure licensed explosives dock and bonded warehousing, with competent stewardship.
EPC-UK is committed to supporting the industry in a focused and considerate way with a range of courses designed to meet the needs of particular industries and personnel. EPC-UK’s capability is unrivalled. From blast design and environmental control to on-site safety; we offer market leading, modular training courses, in many cases tailored to individual company requirements.
Our state of the art facility provides the right atmosphere for enhanced training programmes and meetings. We are committed to excellence in all aspects of our product and service offering. Furthermore, we are dedicated to investing in our training and development facilities to ensure we offer the very best experience available.
At EPC-UK, we believe that by taking environmental responsibility for the protective barrier of countryside around us, we’re making a difference; one that’s designed to benefit our neighbouring wildlife and surrounding landscape – together with the livelihoods of those who work within it.
With proven capabilities in assuring ‘planning to comply’ regulations for our customers, EPC-UK is now ‘planning to reduce’ by using advanced technology to lower the carbon emissions produced through operations. EPC Ecosystem Our EPC-UK and EPC Metrics teams have...
EPC-UK underground blasting courses Part of the UK’s route to Net Zero and greater sustainability centres around improving supply security of critical minerals as well as development of renewable energy infrastructure, including hydro storage schemes and wind...
Working more sustainably within our sector has never mattered more, as our industry and others have a significant part to play in addressing corporate climate action. In this month’s edition of Onsite, our editorial team details some of the changes EPC-UK is making to...
The EPC-UK business is truly diverse, as in addition to our drilling & blasting and commercial explosive activity, we also own and operate two farming estates in Derbyshire and Essex that provide us with the proximity needed to conduct our activities safely,...
The hub of EPC-UK’s product manufacturing is our safety focussed plant in Alfreton, Derbyshire, where a highly trained and skilled team of operatives produce the bulk emulsion used in our blasting processes.Power product Our bulk emulsions are an emulsified Ammonium...